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5 out of 5 stars
Construction software for real-time budget management & forecasting. Track & control construction project costs and identify exactly where you win & lose money on building projects. Track & control labour, materials, subcontractors, suppliers & plant costs, while connected to Xero.


LiveCosts is an award-winning construction software that shows construction contractors, sub-contractors, home builders and specialty trades exactly where they win and lose money on their projects. We're a construction only software fully designed to manage your construction financial forecasts. The days of worrying if a construction project is over budget or falling behind are over. LiveCosts collects and controls key financial data from all areas of your construction business to display your projects health in real time. We connect your forecasts to your site in real-time giving you complete control and sight of every project cost, as it happens.

The benefits include:

  • Track and control construction project costs in real-time.
  • Track material costs, labour hours, suppliers and site deliveries.
  • Budget notifications.
  • Connect office to site.
  • Digital PO system and invoice automation.
  • User-friendly project dashboard with live cost data.
  • Easy admin & accounts integration.
  • Exceptional customer support and account management.

What LiveCosts Customers Say

“We need to know where we stand on our projects at all times, Excel is too labour intensive and open to mistakes. LiveCosts plugs directly into our accounts package and has made a huge difference to our business.” Aidan O’Connor - Business Owner, Cascade Construction

“LiveCosts is exactly what we need to ensure we are managing our costs on every job. It’s simple and integrates with our other systems which we love.” Barry Benson - Managing Director, Dyno Rod

“As a Quantity Surveyor it is imperative that we understand costs. LiveCosts allows us to stay on top of actual market rates and costs while enabling our clients to track budgets in real time.” Eoin Darby - Managing Director, Darby & Associates
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LiveCosts syncs a construction company's suppliers, employees, tax rates & documents from Xero direct to live projects.

LiveCosts creates an automated workflow that syncs purchase orders, site deliveries, invoicing and labour hours to live project budgets while allowing all approved project costs to sync to Xero.

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Niall Brennan
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Great software for tracking a construction projects costs. Deals with the complexity around construction before it reaches Xero. Invoice scanning is a must.

Additional info

Shared data

Invoicesshared from Xero to and from to Xero
Contactsshared from Xero to and from to Xero
Tax Ratesshared from Xero to and from to Xero
Purchase Ordersshared from Xero to
Currenciesshared from Xero to
Accountsshared from to Xero

App details

Added in 2020


Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States




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